Students through Grade 12 are welcome to enroll in any class with “and up” in the grade designation.

Class times that are striked out are closed as of 9/22/18.

Program Offerings

Art | Music | Science and Nature | Special Interest | Health & Wellness | Drama

Program Dates for 2018-2019: October 13•20•27 | November 3•10•17
December 1•8•15 | January 5•12•19

Printable Version of the 2018-2019 program offerings.

THERE ARE STILL PLENTY OF CLASSES REMAINING

We are now accepting Mail-In Registrations

MAIL-IN REGISTRATION
Mail-in registration will be processed between Sept. 18th and Sept. 28th. Any registrations mailed in before September 18 will not be opened and processed until September 18. They will be processed on a first come, first served basis. Download a registration form here. You must include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your registration.. We suggest checking below before mailing in the registration form to check for closed classes.

Art

KINDERCRAFTS
CLASS LIMIT=12 FEE: $70.- Material Fee: $10.
Myles - Rm.137
*Age: 3 (9:30-10:25) *Ages: 4, 5 & Grade K (10:30-11:25) (11:30-12:25)
Crafts galore! See your child’s creative side come alive as we experiment with paint, colors, glue, and a wide variety of materials. We will be making crafts centering on different seasons and holidays. In addition, we will be introducing fun books that coordinate with the crafts and seasons. Be amazed with what they can create!

CREATIVE HAPPENINGS
CLASS LIMIT=12 FEE: $70. - Material Fee: $15.
Viola - Rm. 135
Grades: 1, 2 (9:30-10:25) (10:30-11:25) (11:30-12:25)
Some art, some crafts, all fun! Express your creativity with clay, paints, slime, seasonally themed projects and other surprises.

NEW! KEEPSAKE CRAFTS
CLASS LIMIT=12 FEE: $70. - Material Fee: $30.
Finocchio - Rm. 129
Grades: 3-6 (9:30-10:25) (10:30-11:25) (11:30-12:25)
Your child will create crafts that can be kept and treasured throughout the years. This class will focus on making seasonal projects that your child can proudly display. We will use a variety of materials such as paint, clay, mason jars, popsicle sticks, beads, and much more to spark their creative side!

DRAWING AND PAINTING
CLASS LIMIT=12 FEE: $70. - Material Fee: $10.
Romeo - Rm. 117
Grades: 4, 5, 6 (10:30-11:25) (11:30-12:25)
Activities will aim at the development of visual awareness using cartooning, portraits, landscapes, figure drawing, and more. Various drawing materials, including charcoal and pastels, will be used to explore drawing and painting techniques. Students will build a portfolio to keep at the end of the program.

SCULPTURE
CLASS LIMIT=12 FEE: $70. - Material Fee: $20.
Diovanni - Rm. 115
Grades: 2, 3 (9:30-10:25) Grades: 4, 5 (10:30-11:25) Grades: 1, 2 (11:30-12:25)
Sculpture is not just clay. Enjoy a simple introduction to sculpture using a wide variety of materials. We will create pieces utilizing numerous types of clay, foamcore/styrofoam, mosaic tiles, and other media. Please bring a smock to class.

CARTOONING
CLASS LIMIT=12 FEE: $70. - Material Fee: $15.
Chow - Rm. 113
Grades: 4 and up (9:30-10:25) (11:30-12:25) Grades: 2, 3 (10:30-11:25)
Students will explore the limitless world of comic book heroes and cartoon characters as they learn to draw their favorites and create their own unique characters and stories. They will have the opportunity to explore many different styles of illustration, including Anime and Manga. Basic drawing techniques, such as shading and perspective, will be covered.

Health & Wellness

GOOD SPORTS
CLASS LIMIT=14 FEE: $70.
White - Small Gym
*Age: 4 (9:30-10:25) (11:30-12:25) *Age: 3 (10:30-11:25)
This course teaches the “fun-damentals” of sports. Activities are designed to enhance hand-eye and foot coordination. Classes are low in competition and high on fun! Sports include baseball, basketball, soccer and more. Clothing: sweat pants, t-shirts, socks and sneakers.

COME JOIN THE TEAM
CLASS LIMIT=14 FEE: $70.
Grennan - Large Gym
Grades: K, 1 (9:30-10:25) (10:30-11:25) (11:30-12:25)
Be part of an exciting class that provides students with the opportunity to enhance their physical abilities and participate in group activities. We will focus on coordination, body control, footwork, and running, placing an emphasis on cooperation and building self-confidence. Students will be introduced to new games and activities. Proper attire is activewear such as sweat pants, t-shirts, and sneakers.

YOGA
CLASS LIMIT=12 FEE: $70. Material Fee: $15.
Ludwig - Rm. 111
Grades: 2, 3 (9:30-10:25) Grades: 1, 2 (10:30-11:25) Grades: 4, 5, 6 (11:30-12:25)
Experience the art of yoga and enjoy the benefits of enhanced flexibility, strength, and coordination. Improve concentration and self-esteem in a non-competitive environment. Students will learn poses using storytelling, music, games, and guided imagery. Yoga mats will be supplied by Cultural Arts.

Science and Nature

SCIENCE MAGIC
CLASS LIMIT=12 FEE: $70. - Material Fee: $15.
Eagar - Rm. 131
Grades: K, 1 (9:30-10:25) (10:30-11:25) (11:30-12:25)
This class is designed for young scentists who want to learn about how our world works. We will explore animals, soil, volcanoes, mountains, states of matter, astronomy, and more! The activities are fun and hands-on. Come enjoy the exploration of our natural world.

FUN WITH SCIENCE
CLASS LIMIT=12 FEE: $70. - Material Fee: $15.
Kennelty-Cohen - Rm. 132
Grades: 2, 3 (9:30-10:25) (10:30-11:25) (11:30-12:25)
You are the scientist! Through hands-on activities, we’ll learn about the creative scientific process. We’ll build catapults, make water wheels, split light, create a wave machine, concoct slime, and so much more.

MARINE BIOLOGY
CLASS LIMIT=12 FEE: $70. - Material Fee: $20.
Fortgang - Rm.154
Grades: 4, 5, 6 (9:30-10:25) (10:30-11:25) (11:30-12:25)
This class is an exciting hands-on study of marine ecosystems. Topics include invertebrates, fish, whales, sea turtles, ecology, and more. Be prepared to perform dissections (cut open and explore the inner workings) of many marine specimens.

NEW! STEM
CLASS LIMIT=12 FEE: $70. - Material Fee: $25.
Hajek - Rm. 134
Grades: 4, 5, 6 (9:30-10:25) (10:30-11:25) (11:30-12:25)
This class is designed to spark children’s interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Formulated on project-based learning, the STEM class will give students the opportunity to explore, experiment, and solve problems logically while working together. Activities will be hands-on asstudents participate in creative, fun-filled, and intriguing projects! Some activities may include food items. Parents must notify Cultural Arts of any food allergies.

Drama

DRAMA
CLASS LIMIT=12 FEE: $70.
V. Placa - Cafetorium
Grades: 4, 5, 6 (9:30-10:25)
This course will introduce students to acting techniques such as movement, pantomime, improvisation, reading for commercials, and more! This class will culminate in a group presentation.

FUTURE STARS
CLASS LIMIT=12 FEE: $70.
V. Placa - Cafetorium
Grades: 2, 3 (10:30-11:25)
Children will have fun and gain self-confidence in this basic introduction to acting class. The focus will be on creative dramatics and socialization using theatre games and exercises. The course will culminate in a group presentation.

Music

LET'S GET MUSICAL
CLASS LIMIT=12 FEE:$70. - Material Fee: $10.
Doerbecker - Rm 139
*Ages: 4, 5 and Grade K (9:30-10:25) (10:30-11:25) *Age 3 (11:30-12:25)
Move to the rhythm, dance to the beat! Let’s Get Musical is all about fun and creative expression. In this class, we will sing, dance, and make a variety of our very own instruments to play.

INTRODUCTION TO PIANO
CLASS LIMIT=6 FEE:$80. - Book Fee: $20.
Casto - Library
Grades: 2-5 (9:30-10:25) (10:30-11:25) (11:30-12:25)
Music is fun. Playing music is more fun. Children will be exposed to basic theory and note reading in an enjoyable group environment. A piano or keyboard is required for daily home practice. Keyboards for class use will be provided by Cultural Arts. This is a beginner class that may only be taken once.

GUITAR HEROES
CLASS LIMIT=6 FEE: $80. - Material Fee: $5. N. Placa - Rm. 151
Grades: 3, 4 (9:30-10:25) (11:30-12:25) Grades 5 and up (10:30-11:25)
In this exciting introductory class for beginners, students will learn guitar fundamentals. They will be taught proper stance, how to read notes, etc. and will begin to play some popular songs. A 6-string acoustic guitar is required for class sessions and home practice.

Special Interest

STITCHERY
CLASS LIMIT=10 FEE $70. Material Fee: $15.
Romeo - Rm.117
Grades: 4 and up (9:30-10:25)
Learn the how-to of hand sewing and stitchery using items such as needles, fabrics, threads and notions. Students will learn basic stitches, sewing on buttons and decorative trim, plus decorative embroidery stitches to embellish their projects. We’ll start by making our own sewing bags which are used throughout the lessons and will be kept by the students at the end. Additional projects include a small pillow, hat, stuffed animal, and more.

SEW-N-SEW
CLASS LIMIT=10 FEE: $70. - Material Fee: $25.
McDermott - Rm. 144
Grades: 4 and up (9:30-10:25)(10:30-11:25)
Are you creative but haven’t mastered a sewing machine yet? This class will teach you how to thread and use a sewing machine. Projects may include but are not limited to a drawstring bag, pillow, fleece hat and scarf, and stuffed animal. Sewing machines for class use will be provided by Cultural Arts.

SIMPLY QUILTING
CLASS LIMIT=10 FEE: $70. - Material Fee: $25.
McDermott - Rm. 144
Grades: 4 and up (11:30-12:25)
If you are interested in learning the basics of quilting, this is the class for you. We will start with a simple pieced pillowcase and then make a small quilt from start to finish. Additional projects will be added if time allows.

CREATIVE CHEFS
CLASS LIMIT=10 FEE: $70. - Material Fee: $30.
Lamon - Rm. 116
Grades: 1, 2 (9:30-10:25) Grades: K, 1 (10:30-11:25) Grades: 1, 2 (11:30-12:25)
Learn kitchen basics and safety. We will prepare easy meals and snacks and learn about healthy foods through no-heat cooking. Children should bring an open mind to try new foods as they will be able to sample each day’s creations. By the end of the program, they will have an apron and a cookbook filled with yummy recipes for the whole family to enjoy.Parents, before deciding on this class, please consider any food allergies your child may have - ingredients used may cause allergic reactions in some children.

NEW! CULINARY CREATIONS
CLASS LIMIT=10 FEE: $70. - Material Fee: $30.
Joseph-McKay - Rm. 136
Grades: 3, 4 (9:30-10:25) (10:30-11:25) (11:30-12:25)
In this class, children will have a chance to develop their cooking skills using no-heat cooking. Classes will focus on various preparation techniques and etiquette as we make healthy and yummy food. There will be time in each class to taste the day’s recipes. Children will have an apron and cookbook to keep at the end of the program. Parents, before deciding on this class, please consider any food allergies your child may have - ingredients used may cause allergic reactions in some children.

MAGIC FOR BEGINNERS
CLASS LIMIT=12 FEE: $70. - Material Fee: $40.
Battaglia - Rm. 124
Grades: 2, 3, 4 (9:30-10:25) (11:30-12:25) Grades 5 and up (10:30-11:25)
Learn simple but stunning tricks and puzzles using cards, coins, and more. With a little bit of practice, you will have everyone asking “How did you do that?” But, of course, you will never tell since you will take an Oath of Secrecy before we begin!

LEGO LEARNING
CLASS LIMIT=12 FEE: $70. Material Fee: $20.
Poplawski - Rm.112
Grades: 2, 3, 4 (9:30-10:25) (10:30-11:25) (11:30-12:25)
Building and learning with LEGO bricks has been a fun and enriching family experience for generations. Enjoy the LEGO experience in a relaxed atmosphere with friends. Most classes incorporate speed building challenges and LEGO Bingo. Have fun with activities such as fashioning your own minifigure. creating innovative LEGO crafts, friendly competitions, and designing your own LEGO mosaic artwork. During every class, LEGO trivia and short, stopframe animation videos will be shared. Please note this is not a robotics course.

GOT GAME?
CLASS LIMIT=16 FEE: $70. - Material Fee: $5.
Placa - Cafetorium
Grades: 5 & up (11:30-12:25)
This is an interactive game show class. Students are active participants in popular game shows. Themes include Minute to Win It, Family Feud, Pictionary, Jeopardy (complete with wireless buzzers) and more! Class members learn the importance of teamwork as well as good sportsmanship in a safe and fun environment.

PLEASE NOTE: Age/Grade Requirements for all courses MUST BE MET BY THE FIRST DAY OF THE CLASSES.
*All Classes For 3-5 Years Old Must Show Birth Certificate To Register -Child must be toilet trained

 


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